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Alerts

University of Washington Engineering Discovery Days April 25th and 26th

University of Washington Engineering Discovery Days April 25th and 26th

on April 17, 2014 in Alerts

At Engineering Discovery Days, students and faculty from all UW engineering departments share their work with students, teachers, families and the community. Students can also attend a presentations by each engineering department to learn more about a specific area of study. Many UW engineering departments offer direct admit programs for freshmen, so this is your […]

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Deadlines

Accommodations for Standardized Tests

Accommodations for Standardized Tests

on April 11, 2014 in Special Needs, Test Deadlines

Here is an excellent update on the process of applying for accommodations for the SAT and ACT.

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Events

Seattle PNACAC College Fair April 26, 2014

Seattle PNACAC College Fair April 26, 2014

on April 6, 2014 in Events & Workshops

The PNACAC Seattle College Fair will be held at Seattle University on Saturday, April 26th from Noon to 3:00pm. For more details on the colleges attending, you can go to this page for an updated list of attendees (go to the “click here” section under the 2014 College Fairs, Seattle heading). Students can pre-register and […]

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Applications

Common Application Essay Prompts for 2014-1015 Announced

Common Application Essay Prompts for 2014-1015 Announced

on February 12, 2014 in Alerts, Application Process

The Common Application has announced that the essay prompts for 2014-1015 will remain the same as this year, with a 650 word limit.

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Heading to college

Tips for Soon-to-be College Freshmen and Their Parents

Tips for Soon-to-be College Freshmen and Their Parents

on June 4, 2013 in Heading to College

Sue Luse, an independent educational consultant, has provided some excellent tips for students heading to college and their families in the IECA blog.

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Paying for college

Appealing Financial Aid Awards

Appealing Financial Aid Awards

on April 7, 2014 in Paying for College

Read this interesting article on appealing financial aid awards to learn more about how the process works (and does not work).

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Admissions

A Day at Seattle University’s Matteo Ricci College

A Day at Seattle University’s Matteo Ricci College

on April 6, 2014 in Admissions Process

I recently attended a counselor information session on the Matteo Ricci program at Seattle University. Matteo Ricci is an experimental college at Seattle University with seminar-based learning, student-driven academics, and smaller classes. Teaching is in the round, facilitating conversation, as students learn how to learn. The program is applicable to multiple careers, with foundation development […]

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Internships

Summer is Around the Corner

Summer is Around the Corner

Here are some terrific tips on how to make the most of summer, but I would add some time to relax! Quest University Scholars Program at this beautiful campus near Whistler, BC. Several offerings at the Western Washington University campus A few offerings are still open at the University of Washington Cornish College of the […]

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